Celebrity chef Jamie Geller, referred to by many as the ‘Kosher Rachel Ray, is making Aliyah to Israel next month with Nefesh B’Nefesh on the organization’s August 13th charter flight out of JFK airport, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency for Israel. Jamie Geller was born in Philadelphia, and is a graduate of the former Akiba Hebrew Academy (currently the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy).
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Nefesh B’Nefesh is teaming up with USA TV producer, best-selling author, and cooking celebrity to produce a self-documentary series following her, and her family’s exciting and emotional journey step-by-step as they make Aliyah to Israel next month. The series will feature individual episodes offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Geller family as they pack their belongings, say goodbye to family and friends, and depart on the special Aliyah charter flight. It will also feature the tear-jerking landing of the flight as they arrive in Israel with hundreds of fellow Olim (new immigrants) and document their first few weeks as new Israeli citizens.
Jamie Geller is the founder of Kosher Media Network (KMN), a 360-degree content provider and the first multi-platform network for the kosher market combining traditional media (magazines, books, and broadcast) with the latest in digital, online, and social media. In the spring of 2011, KMN, unveiled its Joy of Kosher consumer brand, with the simultaneous launch of JoyofKosher.com – the first and #1 social networking community for the kosher foodie – and the highly successful magazine, Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller.
She has been nationally acclaimed for her bestselling kosher cookbooks, her kosher cooking TV shows, and has been a featured interviewee on ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS News Radio, Martha Stewart Living Radio, The New York Times, New York Daily News, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, and hundreds of other print publications.
Episodes can be watched at: www.nbn.org.il/joyofaliyah